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Luminous Spec Quarterly Newsletter


This visually-inspiring newsletter provides the lighting specification community with opportunities to hear from other lighting designers, see innovative ways to use lighting, learn about the latest product advancements, and read about important industry information. It’s the perfect way to keep abreast of projects within North America and around the globe. This quarterly newsletter is published in print and digital formats so you can select either or both.

Current Edition: Winter 2017

Published in December 2017

“Now is a really good time to get into lighting design.”

- Jill Klores


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Luminous Spec Fall 2017

Read about the latest trends and new products


Some of our past editions:  

Fall 2017


We think emotionally and technically; that appeals to my sense of interaction with architecture…” - Ron Kurtz

Summer 2017


“Joe Public doesn’t know light levels or energy use; he just knows how he feels in the space…” -Peter Hugh

Luminous Spec Summer 2017

Spring 2017


“I think of architecture and light as a yin and yang in design…” - Jered Widmer


Luminous Spec Spring 2017

Winter 2016


“…you want to build up the opportunity to tell and direct a story” - Ron Neal

Fall 2016


“You don’t decide the concept, you must discover it” – Victor Palacio


Summer 2016


“......learn from nature and apply it to the way we design” – Nancy Clanton


Spring 2016


“...we’re in a revolution unlike anything we’ve seen in modern day" - Charles Thompson

Winter 2015


“…there’s nothing more powerful in establishing mood and atmosphere than light.” - Galina Zbrizher

Fall 2015


“It’s about editing the design; editing it to where it really pops.”

- Anne Kustner Haser

Summer 2015


“….understanding the science of lighting provides you with the freedom to be creative” – Paul Mercier

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